NYPD Moving at ‘Glacial Pace’ To Adopt Body Cameras

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The New York Police Department once seemed poised to be an early adopter of body cameras. A federal judge who thought the technology could curb unwarranted stops and searches of black and Hispanic men ordered in 2013 that a pilot program be established in at least five precincts. Three years later, not one of the department’s 35,800 officers is wearing a body camera, even as the devices have become a staple for officers elsewhere, the New York Times . . .

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